PODCAST: Episode 99: Adam Dubin Talks “Murder In The Front Row” Documentary

Filmmaker Adam Dubin chatted with Ghost Cult recently about the wide release of his acclaimed documentary, Murder In The Front Row, documenting the birth of Bay Area Thrash Metal scene, which birthed several genres. We chatted about the impetus to making the film, all the thrash metal stars he interviewed such as Metallica, Megadeth, Slayer, Anthrax, Exodus, Testament, and Death Angel (53 all told)  his history in the business, making films and music videos in 1980’s such as Beastie Boys “Fight For Your Right To Party” and  “No Sleep ‘Til Brooklyn”, his long history of interactions with Kerry King, the lasting impact the genre has had on all heavy music, and what he learned most during the project. You can purchase the deluxe version of  Murder In The Front Row at this link, stream it on VOD, and check out our chat with Adam here: Continue reading

Dumb and Dumbest Episode #334: Facebook Groups and the Music Marketing Mixer

Matt and Keefy go hard on Facebook Groups, which ones we get a lot of value out of and how you can too! Dumb and Dumbest Episode #334 is streaming now and it’s all about Facebook Groups and the Music Marketing Mixer! Dumb and Dumbest is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions), Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR) and Keith Chachkes (Ghost Cult/BDWE Media). In addition to the podcast, Matt, Curtis, and Keith all host The Music Marketing Challenges: low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists.  And we just launched a Get hands-on practical experience to market your band like a pro today! DM Matt or Curtis at the links below for details Continue reading

Dumb and Dumbest Episode #333: Having A Side Hustle To Your Side Hustle!

Matt and Keefy break down why it’s important to have many revenue streams to make your dream a reality. Dumb and Dumbest Episode #333 is streaming now and it’s about Having A Side Hustle To Your Side Hustle! Dumb and Dumbest is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions), Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR) and Keith Chachkes (Ghost Cult/BDWE Media). In addition to the podcast, Matt, Curtis, and Keith all host The Music Marketing Challenges: low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists.  And we just launched a Get hands-on practical experience to market your band like a pro today! DM Matt or Curtis at the links below for details Continue reading

Dumb and Dumbest Episode #332: Scotty Tankcrimes is Back! Do Reviews Matter?

Scotty Heath of Tankcrimes Records is back on the Pod! We discuss whether album reviews even matter anymore! Dumb and Dumbest Episode #332 is streaming now and it’s Scotty Tankcrimes is Back! Do Reviews Matter? Dumb and Dumbest is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions), Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR) and Keith Chachkes (Ghost Cult/BDWE Media). In addition to the podcast, Matt, Curtis, and Keith all host The Music Marketing Challenges: low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists.  And we just launched a Get hands-on practical experience to market your band like a pro today! DM Matt or Curtis at the links below for details Continue reading

Dumb and Dumbest Episode #331: More Low-Cost Promo Ideas!

Matt and Keefy take another pass at low-cost promo ideas, as we march towards the launch of our brand new Marketing Challenge on the subject! Dumb and Dumbest Episode #331 is streaming now and is about More Low-Cost Promo Ideas! Dumb and Dumbest is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions), Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR) and Keith Chachkes (Ghost Cult/BDWE Media). In addition to the podcast, Matt, Curtis, and Keith all host The Music Marketing Challenges: low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists.  And we just launched a Get hands-on practical experience to market your band like a pro today! DM Matt or Curtis at the linksn elite hands on level  below for details Continue reading

Dumb and Dumbest Episode #330: Just Do It! With Tucker Thomasson of Throne of Iron

One of the keys to success with any creative outlet is just getting started. If you never get started in the first place, you can’t begin to actualize your goals. Dumb and Dumbest Episode #330 is streaming now and is about Just Do It! With Tucker Thomasson of Throne of Iron! Dumb and Dumbest is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions), Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR) and Keith Chachkes (Ghost Cult/BDWE Media). In addition to the podcast, Matt, Curtis, and Keith all host The Music Marketing Challenges: low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists. Get hands-on practical experience to market your band like a pro today! DM Matt or Curtis at the links below for details Continue reading

Dumb and Dumbest Episode #329: SMOD, Youtube and More With Chris Latta

Our scene is too small to allow any kind of racism or homophobia ever. Also, don’t be a dick and steal from bands, especially underground bands! Dumb and Dumbest Episode #329 is streaming now and it’s about SMOD, Youtube and More With Chris Latta! Dumb and Dumbest is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions), Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR) and Keith Chachkes (Ghost Cult/BDWE Media). In addition to the podcast, Matt, Curtis, and Keith all host The Music Marketing Challenges: low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists. Get hands-on practical experience to market your band like a pro today! DM Matt or Curtis at the links below for details Continue reading

Dumb and Dumbest Episode #328: More on Why CD’s Matter!

CDs: a topic so nice, we covered it twice. Hear Matt and Curtis go deeper on why CD’s are great! Dumb and Dumbest Episode #328 is streaming now and it’s all about More on Why CD’s Matter! Dumb and Dumbest is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions), Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR) and Keith Chachkes (Ghost Cult/BDWE Media). In addition to the podcast, Matt, Curtis, and Keith all host The Music Marketing Challenges: low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists. Get hands-on practical experience to market your band like a pro today! DM Matt or Curtis at the links below for details Continue reading

Dumb and Dumbest Episode #327: Black Sabbath

With the début album by Black Sabbath turning 50 years old, now is a good time to learn how to leverage music news to create more content for your band Dumb and Dumbest Episode #327 is streaming now and it’s all about Black Sabbath! Dumb and Dumbest is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions), Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR) and Keith Chachkes (Ghost Cult/BDWE Media). In addition to the podcast, Matt, Curtis, and Keith all host The Music Marketing Challenges: low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists. Get hands-on practical experience to market your band like a pro today! DM Matt or Curtis at the links below for details Continue reading

Dumb and Dumbest Episode #326: Why CD’s Matter & The Great Vinyl Fire

The humble CD, now almost forty years old, is arguably more important than ever. Matt and Keefy go deep about the importance of the CD, the value of physical media and the possible longterm implications from the Apollo Records Fire.  Dumb and Dumbest Episode #326 is streaming now and it’s all about Why CD’s Matter & The Great Vinyl Fire! Dumb and Dumbest is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions), Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR) and Keith Chachkes (Ghost Cult/BDWE Media). In addition to the podcast, Matt, Curtis, and Keith all host The Music Marketing Challenges: low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists. Get hands-on practical experience to market your band like a pro today! DM Matt or Curtis at the links below for details Continue reading